Concerns about the continued spread of wilding pines are coming from both ends of the country.
Gourmet apple producer Rockit Global is the latest to join a New Zealand-led collaboration in China.
The apple and pear crop is forecast to increase only modestly this year but it's expected to be top quality.
All eyes will be on the second annual sale of Beltex purebred and crossbred rams at Rangiatea, Mt Somers on March 1.
The ability of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to hear any New Zealand disputes arising out of Brexit could be under threat.
A second type of fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Otara.
Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is cutting short an overseas visit and returning home following the discovery of a new fruit fly in Auckland.
While the hills in Central Hawkes Bay remain green, which is remarkable for this time of the year, Porangahau farmer Sam Clark and his wife Gudrun are on the lookout for drought.
Setting up for next year’s production was the theme of a Beef + Lamb NZ field day held last week at Massey University’s Tuapaka farm just outside Palmerston North.
Hundreds of dung beetles have been released on the Wither Hills Farm Park in Blenheim.
Six commercial farms have been destroyed by the huge fire in the hills southwest of Nelson, according to Federated Farmers.
Dairy farmers are concerned about the Government’s fair pay working group recommendations, says Feds dairy chairman Chris Lewis.
In an irony not lost on free-marketers, Federated Farmers — in which farmer membership is voluntary — supports imposing a compulsory levy on all wool growers.
Compliance means not only meeting the requirements of the regulator, but also the expectations of society.
New Zealand Pork is questioning whether New Zealand is doing enough to protect against deadly diseases.
MPI is focussed on the worst-case scenario of a no deal Brexit.
Businesses should start preparing for a no-deal Brexit, says the trade commissioner to London, Nick Swallow.
Feed will be the biggest issue in the coming months for farmers in Tasman region, says Federated Farmers Top of the South dairy chair Brian Dineen.
The Government has paid out $45 million compensation to farmers impacted by the Mycoplasma bovis disease.
With a no-deal Brexit looming, NZ meat exporters face the prospect of paying tariffs twice on product going from the UK to the EU.
A single male Queensland fruit fly has been found in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport.
State-owned farming company Landcorp Farming Limited (known as Pāmu) has declared a net profit of $29 million.
The Government has declared a seasonal labour shortage across Hawke’s Bay.
Broccoli prices more than doubled and lettuce prices rose almost 80% in January.